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those alleged disgusting acts. >> and those are the words utterd by former penn state jerry sandusky hours before his fate was sealed. he was sentenced to a minimum 30 years in prison on child sex abuse charges. david lee miller has debails from pennsylvania. >> reporter: the pennsylvania judge sentenceing sand of you thinky to a minimum of 30 years in prison after five counsels of child sex abuse. >> i believe the sentence was a wise one and reflects the serious crimes. the need to remove him from society. >> reporter: before being sentenced, sandusky was classified a sexual violent predator and made a statement to the judge asserting his innocence again. >> the bottom line, jerry never fringed from his position that he was innocent and that he wanted to prove his innocence and not entertain any plea offer. that is from 2008-2009, the first accusations. >> reporter: a number of sandusky's victims spoke at the sentenceing, describing how the serious changeed their lives forever. sandusky was convicted in june of abusing 10 boys over a period of 15 years and some attacks occurred insi
a radio station. in in fact, sandusky did take shots at a host of people, including investigators, penn state, even his victims, including one in particular. >> young man who's dramatic veteran accuser and always sought attention started everything. he was joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media, investigators, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. >> and sandusky is also expected to read a statement before the judge. what is he expected to say? >> well, i think as one of his attorneys told me, there will be contrition but not admission. so, again, he will not be taking -- he will not say, yes, i did it and i'm sorry for that. he'll probably speak for five to ten minutes and then it will be the victims' turn. >> you have a portion of a statement from one of sandusky's victims. >> that's right. cnn has obtained a statement, an excerpt from one of the statements of victim number five. this is what he plans to say in part. quote, i hope and pray that when your honor sentences mr. sandusky that you consider the real harm he has done t
recorded a three-minute statement aired on the penn state radio station. sandusky was convicted on 45 child sex charges but he insists he did nothing wrong. >> the young man was a dramatic veteran accuser, started everything. he was joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. >> reporter: sandusky said the court system did not give his legal team adequate time to mount a defense. he's expected to say much of the same when he speaks in court tuesday. >> he wants to let everybody know that he still maintains his innocence and that he's going to fight for a new trial. >> reporter: but sandusky won't be the only voice in court. several of sandusky's victims are expected to make statements at his sentencing hearing, including the young man known as victim number five. >> my client knows what happened in that shower back in 2001. >> reporter: sandusky faces a maximum of 442 years in prison and is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars. he says he plans to appeal. randall pinkston, cbs news, bel
.com for the latest. >>> around 8:45, former penn state coach jerry sandusky made his way to the pennsylvania courthouse exiting a police car. he can be seen handcuffed and wearing an orange jumpsuit. a pennsylvania judge will hand him his fate this morning, and it's expected he will spend the rest of his life in jail. >> he was charged with 45 counts of sexual abuse in june. sarah simmons has more. >> that sentencing hearing should be underway right now. he'll do something he never did in his trial, speak and try to prove his innocence. this is where the judge will determine if sandusky qualified as a violent sexual predator. the judge will later from victims and sandusky himself before deciding his prison sentence. sandusky was convicted in june of molesting 10 boys over 15 years. his lawyers say their client will maintain his innocence during his statement before the judge. during the trial, prosecutors said the former football coach and founder of the second mile charity used his fame in the community to attract victims. yesterday sandusky spoke to a penn state radio station. he said he's
:08. >>> former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky faces sentencing today for child sex abuse. >> his lawyer says sandusky plans to tell the court he is innocent. kristin fisher is live in the satellite center. she's previewing the hearing today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. jerry sandusky did not testify at his june trial but he is expected to speak today at his sentencing. he's expected to proclaim his innocence. in fact yesterday he even called in to a penn state radio station to essentially sort of give a preview of what he's going to be saying today in court. here is just an expert from that recording. take a listen. >> they could take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: keep in mind that 68-year-old former football coach has already been convicted on 48 counts of child sex abuse but sandusky says he want as new trial. he says the judge denied his legal team adequate time to mount a defense. he also accuses one of h
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to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been writing a statement he plans to read today. last night, he issued an audio statement, which ran on penn state's studio-run radio. >> they can take away by life. they can make me out as a monster. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: judge john cleland has a during which laws changed and mandatory minimums were increased. his attorney, joe amendola, says sandusky is goin
if i had to guess, given all the mandatories that apply. >> the former penn state coaching legend and founder of the second mile charity for at risk children faces a minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum of more than 218 years. his lawyer met with sandusky two hours ago. >> he's in an upbeat mood. he wants to move on with his case so he can appeal. so, he's really been upbeat. surprisingly upbea knowing what he is facing with a lengthy sentence. >> we believe he deserves the maximum. not so much to be punitive, honestly, but to be preventive. >> late today, workers put up a cover over the back entrance of the courthouse. to help shield the victims expected to testify. >> how many victims will speak tomorrow? >> uld be as many as a half a dozen, we'll see. depes on how they feel and how they respond to the moment. >> the full truth about the coverup at penn state isn't yet known. so it is really crucial that the justice system keep moving forward both civilly and criminally. because the only way to prevent these kinds of horrific crimes and coverups in the future is by
. sandusky is the former penn state football coach convicted of molesting 10 boys. sandusky least a recorded statement from his jail cell yesterday claiming he did not do what he called " these alleged disgusting acts. sandusky is expected to talk at this morning's hearing so we will be waiting for his words. he was found guilty of sexually abusing 10 boys over a period of 15 years. and will also have legal expert to srreste each for the event. rev up support with the election just around a corner. >> my opponent governor romney economic plan is a $500-a5 trillion dollar tax cut >> in this tax cuts would include the 1% he promised this. but most of the economist who question numbers said governor on >> the good news is what the a's and will be planned next three games at home as they try and knock off the detroit tigers. first pitch is at 6: 07. the giants will try to keep their playoff lives in cincinnati as well as the cincinnati reds have a 2-0 series lead into game 3. first pitch today in cincinnati will be at 2: 37. it's san francisco this see a gain for the manager says that last cante
. and this morning, former penn state football coach jerry sandusky finds out if he'll spend the rest of his life in prison on 45 counts of child sex abuse, he already put out a taped statement denying it all. we'll have the latest from the courthouse as soon as it happens. it is happening within minutes there in pennsylvania. >>> good morning from washington, it's four weeks until election day, tuesday, october 10. will romney serve in national polling translate into gains where it really matters t battleground states, the mimpb battleground states of iowa, wisconsin and ohio. romney will not be president unless he can put these states in play. in a new pew poll conducted since wednesday. just last month in the same poll, romney trailed by eight points. driving romney surge, a spike in republican enthusiasm, more republicans made it through pew's likely voter screen than democrats. and a larger group of registered voters, the candidates are tied at 46. while it's unlikely returns on election day make it unlikely in this pew sample that romney has the upper hand. and looking inside the pew number
, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in virginia. >>> the penn quarter neighborhood in northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. police say rhett leverett was killed yesterday morning when a car jumped the curb when he was walking his dog. investigators say the driver of the car had a medical emergency and lost control of the wheel. leverett was a professor at marymount university and a fixture in the penn quarter neighborhood. >> the mayor of penn quarter is what i would jokingly call him. he'd be in his rounds checking on things, checking on other residents, and checking on the building. >> he was just a mainstay of lafayette, where we live. he's going to be really, really missed. >> leverett's dog beth was not hurt in the accident. she is now being cared for by a neighbor. >> 6:07 is the time. a veteran police officer caught on tape punching a woman in the face. this morning his explanation and who police are looking for. >>> a wet start to the day. >>> welcome back. home and furniture store ikea is un
, no charges have been filed. >> today, a judge will sentence former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. sandusky recently spoke to a student-run radio station from his jail cell. melanie alnwick has more. >> reporter: given the nature of the crime and the number of charges, it is likely that jerry sandusky will be sent to prison for the rest of his life. according to sandusky's lawyers, the 68-year-old former penn state assistant football coach plans to tell the judge he is innocent and it is all part of setting up an appeal. from famous football coach to hated convict, jerry nods was found guilty in june of abusing 10 boys over 15 years. -- jerry sandusky was found guilty in june of abusing 10 boys over 15 years. many of the victims will testify about how the abuse by sandusky forever altered their lives. jerry sandusky has never admitted guilt. he defended himself yesterday in an interview with a penn state radio station. >> the young man who is a dramatic and veteran acouser started everything. he was joined by a well orchestrated group of others.
. not before the former penn state assistant coach had his say in court. nbc's john yang has our report from the courthouse. >> reporter: jerry sandusky said nothing as he arrived in a red prisoner's jumpsuit over a bulletproof vest, looking thinner after 112 days in jail. inside, he sat passively, as three of his victims told the court of the psychological effects of the abuse when they were young boys. the man known as victim six spoke of his sense of betrayal, the very kids you claimed to help were the very ones you victimized. victim five asked the judge to consider the tears, pain and private anguish i and others have suffered. they spoke to a hushed courtroom. nbc news national investigative correspondent michael isikoff was inside. >> the most powerful moment came when victim four said, i'll never forgive you, because of you, i can't allow my only child out of sight out of fear of what might happen to him. >> reporter: sandusky delivered a rambling 15-minute statement about what he called the worst loss of my life. he repeated points he made in a defiant 3:00 statement broadcast on pe
. that is the latest on traffic. >> we have on the marc trains on the penn line no service north of martin airport due to a terror outages. camden trains are on schedule. light rail and metro subway both operating on time. the 10 buses operating with a delayed this morning. 311 61 bus is diverting and charles and 28. back to you. >> thank you. there are already a couple of trouble spots on the road. a lot of that is due to the rain falling right now. light rain showers. still pretty widespread. along the 95 corridor from d.c. a all the wit to baltimore and cecil county. -- all the way up to baltimore and cecil county. most of this should start to clear out within the next few hours. at least by adm looking for improving conditions across the metro area -- at least by 8:00 am. looking for improving conditions across the metro area. the few areas to our west are in the low 40's right now. the forecast for today -- after a cool start, still below normal. highs only around 59 degrees later this afternoon. the fog and showers of and by about 8:00 a.m.. mostly cloudy for the rest of the afternoon. a little
't take responsibility because tonight on the eve of his sentencing hearing, the former penn state football coach and children's charity founder has put out a jailhouse tape. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. my wife has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage. our love continues. the young man who is dramatic, a veteran accuser and always sought attention, started everything. he was joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media, investigators, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. i've wondered what they really won. >> sandusky made those remarks in a penn state radio station. that's not all he said. jason carroll joins us. he's in state college. on the phone is michael bonny, the lawyer for victim number one. also renowned criminal defense attorney, mark geragos. you say jerry sandusky is opening the wound for the victims by releasing this statement. >> yes,
football coach at penn state faces life in prison for 45 counts of child sex abuse. a ajury found he sexually abused ten boys over a 15-year period. some of those victims and sandusky himself are expected to address the judge during this morning's aproceedings. the most stunning development may have come hours ago, releasing an audio recording from jail, saying he is the victim. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged, disgust iing act as. my wife has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage. our love continues. a young man who is dramatic, veteran accuser and always sought attention astarted everything. he was joined by a well-orchestrated effort of the media, investigators, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. i've wondered what they really won. >> we are covering all the angles. susan candiotti is outside the courthouse where the hearing is getting under way and attorney paul calan will
penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years. >> reads a statement, denies the abuse, blames the victims and proclaims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me as a monster, they can treat mes a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >>> governor romney offering his severest critique yet on what he calls the the president's pattern of leading from behind. >> polls show mitt romney trailing by one point or also known as what obama failed to make during last week's debate. >>> north korea saying the u.s. is within striking distance of its missiles. >>> felix baumgartner hopes to become the first man to break the sound barrier in a freefall. >> at the end of the day if something goes wrong i have to pay for it. >>> feeling no pain. >>> crashing his car into a store. one man got hurt. >> no, this is not a game of tag. this man is actually trying to get away from a very angry stag in a london park. >>> all that -- >> and the series is tied at a game a piece. game over. cardinals even the series. >> last movie
penn state assistant football coach and charity founder, jerry sandusky. in june, a jury convicted sandusky of 45 counts of child sex abuse. andrea mccarren is live outside the center county courthouse where a judge will hand down the sentence tomorrow. andrea. >> reporter: lesli, there are two key questions this evening. one, what will jerry sandusky's sentence be? and two, what will he say in court tomorrow? >> you guys -- >> prosecutors emerged from a late afternoon meeting with judge john cleland, with new information about the significant number of potential victims who will take the stand. >> could be as many as half a dozen, we'll see. depends on how they feel and how they respond to the moments. >> although the 68-year-old sandusky did not testify at his june trial, he is expected to speak at his sentencing hearing tomorrow. >> i anticipate he is going to say he is innocent and he wants to repeal his trial and work on getting a new trial. >> sandusky's own lawyers are predicting a harsh sentence. >> best case scenario would be a 30 year sentence if i had to guess, gi
jailhouse statement to a penn state radio station, declaring his innocence and blaming it on a conspiracy, by lying, accusers, investigators, and the media. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster. they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> sandusky will be sentenced on 45 counts of child sex abuse. at least six of his victims plan to take the stand to ask the judge for the harshest possible punishment. >>> well, the death toll from that nationwide meningitis outbreak is going up this morning. there are now 105 confirmed cases in nine states. so far, at least eight people have died. also, 13,000 more people may still be at risk. the steroids contaminated by a fungus were delivered to two dozen states. fungal meningitis, it is not contagious, but those injected in the spine to relieve back pain are most at risk. >>> in other news this morning, relief is on the way for drivers in california. those sky-high gas prices are expected to fall soon. some people were paying nearly $6 a ga
on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. on time service on a light rail. a few bus diversions. the 27, 51, 91 buses not going into the rogers avenue metro station. a diversion at clark's lane because of construction. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have a little bit of light rain to contend with pared the rai. the rain could get heavier this afternoon. you can see a lot of heavy rain coming up through the mountains. low pressure coming up through west virginia and spreading a lot of cloud cover. even with the cloud cover, i think we will make it into the mid 70's. a big push of warm air coming up the east coast. high-temperature of close to 80 through the middle portion of the week. mid 70's later today. right now in the upper 50's and low 60's. 62 degrees in rising sun. take an umbrella with you today. you'll probably needed at one point or another. mostly cloudy. off and on rain showers. high temperatures in the mid 70's. if you try boating, there could be some lightning. wave heights around one foot. if you want summer temperatures to stick around, this is for you. 81 tomorrow.
on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. the fog is pretty thick in some neighborhoods. the dew point and the temperature are the same at the airport. that creates some fog. we have a warm front stalled across the city and south of town. 62 in taneytown. of the70's south boundary. this front should work its way to the north. it is taking its time. there are some showers popping up on the radar. some rain in cecil county. you could have some drizzle to contend with this morning. we have low pressure back in the ohio valley. a warm front that i just showed you. this should progressed to the east by late tonight and get off the coast tomorrow. high pressure will take control on thursday and friday. we still have a chance for some rain showers today. i don't think it will be widespread and have the rain. that should push the temperatures into the 70's in the northern suburbs. if you will be boating, the wins was shift to the southwest. waves one to two feet. tamara, a mixture of sun and clouds. -- tomorrow, a mixture of sun and clouds. 4% chance for showers sa
from the court house. jerry sandusky is inside and he will be sentenced in the penn state. his arrival to the court house. sandusky gave a preview to what he is expected to say and the statement was broadcasted. the former coach states that he is still anisette and he will fight it. he described himself as a victim. so we will follow the latest and no cameras are allowed in the courtroom at this time. f six of the accusers are expected to speak and sandusky will speak as well he is expected to receive 300 plus years in prison. we will have more from inside the court room. >> we will have our legal expert on the team to talk about the sentencing. >> the whether permanently removing mayor from office. he stated that it was related to an argument where he grabbed his wife and bruised her arm. he is on probation and and domestic violence meeting obama is waking up to day. the president is stained and he this waking up after a campaign event. he visited with about a hundred people who paid 20 grants police a peace. here is some video of that. he used this to rev up his supporters. >> govern
. >> the former penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years. >> he denies the abuse, blames the victims, but claims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >>> hope is not a strategy. >> governor romney offering his severest critique yet of what he called the president's leading from behind. >> president obama is losing by one point. >> the united states is within striking distance of its missiles. >> 23 miles above roswell, new mexico, felix hopes to become the first man to break the speed of sound in a free fall. >> at the end of the day, if something goes wrong, i have to feel for it. >> amateur bullfighters, their bravery was conceded only by their alcohol consumption. >> in belgium, a professional soccer player crashed his car into a store. one man got hurt. >> this is not a game of tag. this man is actually trying to get away from a very angry stag at a london park. >> and the series is tied at a game apiece. game over. car
to their bodies but what you did to their psyches and souls. joining me now is mark brennan who covers penn state. on his website fightonstate.com, he was in the courtroom today. mark, it's good to see you. obviously this story is never easy to discuss, but does this in some ways -- i hate the notion of closure, because it's not like you wake up and something suddenly goes away. does this help at all now that jerry sandusky will likely spend of rest of his life in jail? >> yeah. you talk about a 30 to 60-year sentence. it might as well be 300 years. if penn state fans have one concern, they think only 30 years? most people realize it's for the rest of his life. the real odd thing today, every time this guy opens his mouth, whether it was costas last november or the radio thing yesterday or whether it was today, he just looks more and more guilty. we could see why he wasn't on the stand at his trial. >> you know, we heard people talk about perhaps a smirk on his face inside the courtroom before the sentencing he had this statement saying that the only person that he'd had, you know, sexual relatio
again. thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> former penn state football coach jerry sandusky will mostly die in prison. the 68-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced today to at least 30 years in prison. a judge handed down the sentence this morning in bellfont, pennsylvania. andrea mccarren is there live. >> reporter: that sentence me down after a heartbreaking and emotional testimony from four of sandusky's victims, three of them right in the courtroom. one by one they detailed his abuse, his betrayal and the man he inflicted on their lives and on their families. one victim testified, quote, he called it horseplay and only later did i understand this was sexual assault. i'm troubled by flashbacks of his naked body. it is real. it is painful. and will be inside me forever as an open wound. he took away my childhood the day he soughted me. -- he assaulted me. then jerry sandusky stood wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and addressed the judge, his voice choked by tears. quote, i'm filled with emotion and determination. i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts. we will co
more time to prepare adequately his defense. >> the former penn state of -- assistant football coach declared his innocence before the court. >> my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts back to a law professor described him as emotional and confused but it avoided any remorse. >> there was one line where he said i have been kissed by dogs and bitten by dogs. >> his statement today was a masterpiece in banal self delusion, untethered from reality without any acceptance of responsibility. >> neither his wife or daughter spoke but both were at the hearing. three victims spoke detailing the impact of the abuse they suffered. he was convicted sexually abusing 10 boys over 15 years. >> i hope the trial and its notome shows that they're victims anymore. >> maybe this is one step toward healing for the victims. any real sense of closure for the victims will likely remain on hold while jerry sandusky appeals decision arguing he did not have enough time to form a defense. >> in consumer alert, the giant food recalls a brand of gelato due to possible salmonella contain -- con
outlay of the martin o'malley, robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. penn national is fighting a proposal to develop a casino at prince georges county. >>> more problems tonight for the former d.c. council chair, kwame brown. kwame, or should i say, mr. brown has been placed under curfew and ordered to make weekly visits with court officials. that court order comes earlier today. brown resigned last june after pleading not guilty to bank fraud and a campaign violence. he is not putting himself in the best position ahead of his sentencing and warned him not to tempt fate. and howard brooks should learn his fate tomorrow. brooks was the former campaign consultant who admitted he funneled funds to former friends candidate, sulaimon brown. it was all part of a campaign designed to improve gray's chances in the election. brooks pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice last may. >>> a new study finds americans are losing their religion. this according to a new forum on religion in the public life study that says the number of people identifying themselves was under 50%. 48%. that's the first ti
. with breaking news pennsylvania. >> former penn state assistant been jerry sandusky has on 45 counts of sexual abuse. we will talk with brad bell for latest. >> the sentencing in this courthouse, the judge said that put matt sandusky centuries but he said the sentence would be 30 years 0 years. that means he will spend the rest of his life in prison because he is already 68 years old. statements from three victims they could notd what jerryforget them.ky did to they all said that he stole childhood. in the hearing today it was who got up in his red jail house jumpsuit and gave a statement which was all about himself. said he did not do acts and maidenly to hisssing reference victims. much of aett said lastwhat he station.a radio >> they can take away my life, out as a monster, but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do .hese alleged disgusting acts >> well, the judge and prosecution and pretty much everybody blasted him for those comments. the prosecution says this shows that he continues to hurt his continues to deny the charges for which he has been convicted. sandus
fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you very much. in about two hours sentencing former penn state coach jerry sandusky will begin. he was convicted in june of 45 counts of sexual abuse. >> it's expected he'll speak today to declare his innocence. >> reporter: legal experts say given the nature of the crimes and the number of the charges, it's likely sandusky will be sentenced to life in prison. he did not take the stand in his defense during his trial, and now he wants to defend himself to the public. jerry sandusky speaking out from his jail cell ahead of his sentencing on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >> you can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster and treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: he was accused of abusing 10 boys over 15 boys. it led to the firing of coach paterno who died in january of lung cancer. sandusky also says he'll continue to fight. >> we didn't lose to proven facts, evidence, locations and times. anything can be said. we lost to speculation and stori
a whistle blower lawsuit against penn state. mike mcqueary testified that he saw sandusky sexually abusing a boy in the team locker room. now he is seeking millions of dollars in damages because he says he was defamed and misrepresented by the university. according to the suit, mcqueary was the only coach not invited to interview under the new football coach bill o'brien and he says he is the only former penn state employee whose legal fees were not reimbursed by the university. >>> pope benedict's former butler admits to stealing documents and leaking them to a journalist. he took the stand yesterday in his own defense. he took responsibility for stealing the documents and insisted he had no other accomplices, but he still denies that he's guilty of the aggravated theft charges against him. he told the court that he is only guilty of betraying the pope's trust. he faces four years in prison if he's convicted. >>> one person seriously hurt after several explosions at a british columbia trucking company. a building and several tractor trailers were engulfed in flames in the fire. smoke was
. the former penn state football coach once hailed as a hero on the gridiron, now officially labeled a violent sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 15-minute statement. he choked with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claims of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely untethered from reality and without any acceptance of responsibility. >> reporter: sandusky's defense team said it will appeal the conviction. >> we believe had we had the time, we would have had an opportunity to prove jerry's innocence. >> reporter: judge kleland called it a story of betrayal and told sandusky, you abused the trust of those who trusted you. the form he coach was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abu
. >>> the form he penn state coach, assistant coach, jerry sandusky, learn his fate today. a judge gave him a 30 to 60-year sentence which means he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. brian moore was in the courtroom and has more of what some of sandusky's victims said in court before the sentence was handed down. >> reporter: jerry sandusky left the courthouse to begin what amounts a life sentence behind bars. the form he penn state football kofi once hailed as a hero on the gridiron, now officially labeled a violent sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencing, sandusky delivered a rambling 50-minute statement. he choke with emotion as he talked about smiling through his pain and he declared himself a victim. repeating claim of innocence, he made in a radio statement on the eve of sentencing. >> they can treat me as a monster but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: the prosecutor called sandusky's statements ridiculous. >> his statement today was a master piece of banal self-delusion. completely unt
of a lot of people and he's not one of them. he defiantly lashes out at police, at investigators, at penn state and, yes, even the victims. >> they could take away my life, they could make me out as a monster, they could treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. my wife has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage. >> now why would he release it at this time? there was a meeting in chambers yesterday and the judge made it clear that jerry sandusky was not allowed to criticize the system when he spoke in court at his sentencing. what's the next best thing? arrangements were made for him to make a statement and release it by a radio station. now victims will also get their chance to speak in court after jerry sandusky talks for about five to ten minutes. some of the victims will have statements read for them, by prosecutors. others will face jerry sandusky directly and we have obtained and excerpt from one of those statements. victim number five. it reads in part quote i hope and pray when your honor
jerry sandusky begins in a pennsylvania courtroom. the former penn state football coach was found guilty of 45 counts of child sexual abuse back in june. by law, those counts would add up to a minimum of 220 years behind bars. despite his conviction, though, sandusky insisted in an audio statement that he is innocent of all the charges. >> they can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart." >> sandusky also blamed his arrest and conviction on a conspiracy crafted by accusers, investigators and the media. relatives of the former coach are expected to submit letters of support while at least two victims will address sandusky today directly. >>> the nationwide meningitis outlook has claimed its ninth victim of the the latest death was reported last night in nashville, tennessee. cdc says as many as 13,000 people received steroid shots contaminated with that fungus that can cause the deadly disease. the medication has been recalled in 23 states. it could affect patients injected for pain in the back, knees and sho
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